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Extra Special Ale (ESA) - Yards Brewing Co.

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Extra Special Ale (ESA)Extra Special Ale (ESA)

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BA SCORE
84
good

590 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 590
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 9
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pezoids on 12-01-2001

Our first ever and most beloved brew, ESA helped establish a following for cask-conditioned beer in the United States back in the ‘90s. East Kent Golding hops give this English style ale a subtle spiciness, which compliments its strong malt backbone. Hints of chocolate and caramel round out this deep chestnut colored ale. Floral, earthy, smooth.
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3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
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3/5  rDev -18.9%
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Extra Special Ale (ESA) from Yards Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.